Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Thursday:

⬛ You've made it a whole year with no single-use plastic bags in NJ
Have you gotten used to walking into the supermarket with your own bags yet?

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⬛ New report finds NJ police didn't comply with transparency orders
A new report from the office of the state comptroller found that 80% of NJ police departments did not update their websites for reporting police misconduct.

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⬛ A new demand to halt NJ offshore wind, investigate whale deaths
New Jersey State Senate Republicans hold a virtual hearing and encourage a temporary freeze on windfarm survey work to review the cause of whale and dolphin deaths

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⬛ Is NJ one of the 'best states'? U.S. News releases 2023 rankings
New Jersey ranks significantly better than Pennsylvania in this new analysis.

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⬛ Newark, NJ bank workers become ill after handling tainted cash
The Wells Fargo branch on Lyons Avenue was evacuated with first responders and a hazmat team called to the bank.

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